We are SO excited for our 2022 “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Reading Program! You can sign up online or at the library.
Summer Reading Info
- Log Minutes online: http://tsmlibraryny14.readsquared.com or download the READsquared app on your phone! Paper reading logs can be picked up at the library.
- Readers logging their minutes will be entered into a weekly prize drawing.
- Every 10 minutes of reading = 1 raffle ticket.
- *Attendance at Summer Reading events counts as minutes! So a 1 hour program = 6 raffle tickets!*
- A raffle drawing for an end of Summer Reading Programprize basket will take place the week of August 19th.
Check out the line-up of events!:
Saturday, July 9th from 9am – 2pm: Summer Reading Kick-off! Stop in and sign up for our Summer Reading Program. The first 50 kids will receive an ocean themed stuffy to “adopt” and read to all summer. A video game truck will be at the library from 10am – 12pm to help celebrate the kick-off of summer reading!
The following Summer Reading Events will be held at the Trout Ponds in the Gray Pavilion!
Thursday, July 14th at 10am – Stories with Music: Hansel and Gretel Come listen to the book Hansel and Gretel accompanied by a woodwind quartet from the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes.
Friday, July 15th at 10am – Talk Like a Pirate with Captain Jack Come listen to a story and have a chat with Captain Jack, self-published author of two Children’s books: Goodnight Ship (ISBN 978-1-7329511-3-6) and A Captain’s Quandary (ISBN 978-1-7329511-4-3). After the story, you will have the opportunity to chat, take pictures, get autographs, and purchase the books from Captain Jack himself!
Monday, July 18th at 10am – Captain HurriCain’s Underwater Adventure Magic Show Come out for a morning of magic and entertainment! *This event will be in the NOBLE ROOM in the Municipal Building across from the library because of the weather! *
Tuesday, July 26th at 10am – Tanglewood Nature Center Visit Follow a mermaid and sea turtle as they explore the ocean and learn about ocean trash as we read Bethany Stahl’s book “Save the Ocean.” Meet a live water turtle and land turtle, learn about turtle natural history, and find out how you can help our ocean friends!
Monday, August 1st at 10am – Didgeridoo Down Under The Didgeridoo Down Under Show is an energetic fusion of Australian music, culture, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience participation. The didgeridoo has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years, and is known for its otherworldly sound. But DDU is much more than music. It’s interactive, educational, motivational and super fun for all ages. You’ll learn about Australian sea creatures, the Great Barrier Reef and more, all while moving & grooving to the pulsing rhythms of the didgeridoo!
Wednesday, August 10th’s performance is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances!
Monday, August 15th at 10am – Dan the Snakeman Come experience a hands-on reptile program for kids and adults alike to experience a once in a lifetime chance to see alligators, rattlesnakes, spiders, giant pythons and more! The audience is invited to interact with the animals on an up-close and personal level; viewing, touching, and asking questions are highly encouraged.